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SP00278.pdf
A letter from William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated November 26, 1886. Contents of the letter included the purchasing of 320 acres near Winter Haven for the Florida Land and Colonization Company (FLCC). He noted that the land was valued at…

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A newspaper article from discussing various lawsuits in the Second Judicial Circuit Court of Florida regarding the aerial application of Mirex, a pesticide designed to control fire ants. Suits by the Florida Department of Pollution Control (FDPC)…

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A newspaper article discussing a lawsuit in the Second Judicial Circuit Court of Florida against the Internal Improvement Fund (IFF). The article describes the suit as a petition to limit the IFFs veto powers over dredge-and-fill permits, powers…

This episode features an interview with Laura E. Brock about her article in The Florida Historical Quarterly on the legislative fight for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and the Florida Legislature in the 1970s, titled "Religion and Women's Rights…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated February 10, 1883. The letter concerned the fate of one of Sanford's former employees, a Swedish immigrant who was arrested, presumably for theft, but never charged because of a…